Sep 30, 2012 7:45pm EDT
and there was a liberal agenda. every saturday morning the chief justice warren and his great deputy would meet together and see what cases to we want to take? and they really had ideas about how to move it. year after year they changed cases. the change of the wall. in 1964 justice brennan's famous opinion against the revolutionizing rifle was important in the protection for the press. 1965 justice william o. douglas, griswold versus connecticut, the case that is published the right to privacy said married couples couldn't deny the couple to be denied birth control. chief justice warren's opinion in merten versus arizona revolutionizing the criminal procedure and perhaps more importantly, changing television drama forever. [laughter] 1967 perhaps the best name case in supreme court history, loving versus virginia. what was the case? it was the case that said states could no longer than racial intermarriage. think about that. in 1967. there are people in this room who were alive in 1967. [laughter] it was still the legal and a lot of states for racial intermarriage. when barack obama's parents got marri
Oct 1, 2012 7:00am EDT
dates of the warren court. and there was a real liberal agenda. every saturday morning chief justice warren and his great deputy meet together and they would say what cases do we want to take, what do we want to move along? they had ideas about how to move the law. year after year they changed cases -- they changed the law. 1964, justice brennan's famous opinion in your times against sullivan revolutionized by the law. 1965 justice william o. douglas, griswold v. connecticut, the case that established the right to privacy that married couples should not be denied the right to buy birth control. 1966, miranda versus arizona, revolutionizing criminal procedure and perhaps more importantly changing television dramas for ever. [laughter] >> 1967, perhaps the best named case in supreme court history, loving v. virginia. what was it about? it was the case that said states could no longer ban racial intermarriage. think about that, 1967. there are people in this room who were on live in 1967. [laughter] and it was still illegal in a lot of states for racial intermarriage. when barack obama'
Oct 2, 2012 7:00am EDT
democrat elizabeth warren. >> excuse me, i'm not a student in your classroom, please let me respond, okay? thank you. >> reporter: led by moderator of "meet the press" david gregory who took on the candidates' nasty running battle and campaign ad war. >> professor warren got caught in a lie. >> reporter: whether warren used her native american heritage to gain any employment advantage with law school. >> do you consider yourself a minority? >> i listed myself as native american. i was listed there. it's part of who i am. >> reporter: brown argues that warren has not told voters why she switched between calling herself native american on applications. >> she changed her nationality to native american. >> reporter: and later referred to herself as white. >> at the pinnacle of her success when she became tenured at harvard she changed back to being white. >> are you hiding something? >> no, i'm not. i never used it for college, for law school or to get a job. >> reporter: to appeal to democrats who far outnumber republicans here, brown calls himself an independent thinker who works with pres